ESR Kickoff Meeting and First Training Event on High Performance soft-tissue Navigation in the HiPerNav project

HiPerNavThe first training event in the HiPerNav project takes place from September 4-8 2017 at The Intervention Centre. The HiPerNav project is an EU project coordinated by The Intervention Centre, and the funding grant comes from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie program. The topic for the event is High Perfomance soft-tissue Navigation. 40 researchers from Europe participates.

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New PhD on Myocardial function and 3D motion analysis using a three-axis accelerometer during cardiac surgery

ojgOn September 1st 2017 Ole-Johannes Holm Nielsen Grymyr dended his thesis at Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo. The commission was 1.opponent Michael Broomé, ECMO Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, 2. opponent Professor Truls Myrmel, Institutt for klinisk medisin, Universitetet i Tromsø - Norges arktiske universitet, Norway and Professor II Theis Tønnessen, Institutt for klinisk medisin, Universitetet i Oslo. Professor II Johan Ræder, Institutt for klinisk medisin, Universitetet i Oslo led the dissertation. Abstract: Complications to heart surgery can be detected instantly with accelerometers placed on the heart wall. Myocardial ischemia and heart failure are the most frequent complications after heart surgery. These complications can be detected in real time with motion sensors such as accelerometers as heart motion is linked to heart function. Instant and distinct changes in myocardial contraction are found if the blood-flow is reduced. Previously work has shown that a 3-axis accelerometer placed on the heart allows earlier detection of this complication than routine measures like invasive blood pressures and electrocardiograms.

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Avansert laparoskopisk kirurgi for spesialiteten gastroenterologisk kirurgi 13 – 15 september 2017

Laparoskopikurs
Kurs O-31673 i Avansert laparoskopisk kirurgi for spesialiteten gastroenterologisk kirurgi holdesr på Olso universitetssykehus Rikshospitalet fra 13 til 15 september 2017. Kurset blir en blanding av forelesninger og praktiske øvelser. Forelesningene holdes i Grønt auditorium på Rikshospitalet. Praktiske øvelser foregår på Institutt for Kirurgisk Forskning og på Intervensjonssenteret. Kurset avsluttes med kursprøve for deltagerne som også får evaluering. Det kan bli noen endringer i programmet. Oppdateringer blir publisert her.

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HealthInsight Workshop

HealthInsight Huge quantities of complex and diverse data are generated everyday in healthcare institutions, including clinical documentation (diagnostics, lab data, imaging data, etc.), administrative data, activities and cost data, and R&D data from clinical trials. We have invited speakers to talk about a broad range of topics related to connecting and analyzing health-care datasets. The topics include: using registry data for research, text processing in EHR, logic-based methods and semantic technologies, large-scale datasets in imaging, and methodologies for addressing privacy and social issues using a genomics case study. Sign up here>>>

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Interview of professor Erik Fosse on National TV

Professor Erik FosseThe national borodcaster in Norway NRK has interviewed professor Erik Fosse, CEO of the Intervention Centre. The focus in the interview is new medical technology. In the program series titeled "Curiousness and Variety", NRK interviews leading researchers on cutting edge developments within their science domains. Professor Fosse has been leading The Intervention for more than 20 years, and in the interview he sums up new trends and talks about future research topics at the Intervention Centre. Click the image to see the interview (Norwegian text only).

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The Intervention Centre receives ISO 9001 Certification by DNV GL

CertificateFrom February 13th 2017 the management system at The Intervention Centre has been found to conform to the Quality Management System standard ISO 9001:2015. The certificate was issued by DNV GL Business Assurance office at Høvik in Oslo, Norway. The certificate is valid for the following scope: Clinical, preclinical and technological research, development and testing of future treatment methods, technologies and organization, and also management of advanced treatment suites. The certificate is valid until February 13th 2020. The Intervention Centre has focused sytematically on the improvement of the management system and implementation of a complete quality system to obtain the certification of the activities taking place at the centre.

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Oslo University Hospital and Sopra Steria win the Microsoft 2017 Health Innovation Award

Surgical planningA group of researchers at the Intervention Centre Oslo University Hospital and Sopra Steria win the Microsoft 2017 Health Innovation Award for bringing Microsoft HoloLens technology into the operating theatre. The award was handed out during HIMSS 2017. A Sugical Navigation system developed at the Intervension Centre has been implemented on the HoloLens platform from Microsoft in collaboration with Sopra Steria. The goal is to improve surgery of liver cancer and heart deformities by visualizing the existing 3D model of the actual organ in Microsoft Hololens. The system is also used by cardiologists involved in treatment of congenital heart disease. Read more on our Twitter account @InterventionCen. Click the image for a YouTube video describing the project.

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Ralf Greisiger new PhD on Objective Measurements and Cochlear Implants Imaging

Orgn 19. des. 2016 Dipl.ing. Ralf Greisiger at the Department of Informatics defended his Thesis in a dissertation for the degree of Ph.D with the title Objective Measurements and Cochlear Implants Imaging. The PhD thesis from Ralf Greisiger investigated objective measurements and imaging of Cochlear Implants (CI). Since 1997 he has been working with CI patients in an effort to improve patient speech perception outcomes. A CI is a device implanted in the head which allows deaf or partly deaf people to hear by stimulating the inner ear electrically. The studies were carried out at Oslo University Hospital – Rikshospitalet, which has the national responsibility for all deaf children in Norway. Each year 20-30 children are born deaf in Norway. Also, some children and adults lose their hearing progressively. Every year, approximately 125 adults and children receive a CI at Rikshospitalet.

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Jo Eidet new PhD on Left Ventricular Function during Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. The Impact of Tissue Doppler Imaging

Jo Eidet PhD On December 2nd 2016 Jo Eidet MD defended his thesis on Left Ventricular Function during Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. The Impact of Tissue Doppler Imaging at Faculty of Medicine University of Oslo. Topic for the trial lecture was Aortic Valve Disease ­— Causes and Symptoms — Diagnosis and Treatment Options. 1. opponent was Overlege Peter Juhl-Olsen, Institut for Klinisk Medicin, Aarhus universitetssykehus, Skejby, Aarhus, Denmark, 2. opponent was Overlege Terje Steigen, Hjerte- og lungeklinikken, Universitetssykehuset Nord-Norge HF, Tromsø, Norway and 3. member of the committee was Professor II Harriet Akre, Øre-, nese-, halsklinikken, Institutt for klinisk medisin, Universitetet i Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

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Professor Ilangko Balasingham has been appointed as Professor at the Frontier Institute of ICT

ProfessorProfessor Ilangko Balasingham has been appointed as Professor at the Frontier Institute of ICT by the President of Nagoya Institute of Technology in Japan for 2016/2017. His position belongs to the "International Joint Research on Social Life Systems".

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Trygve Kjelsturp new PhD on Axillary Block Technique

Trygve Kjelstrup PhD On 15th November 2016 Trygve Kjelstrup MD defended his thesis on "Evaluation of a Multiple Injection axillary Block Technique by Clinical Assessment and MRI" at Institute for Clinical Medicine Faculty of Medicine *University of Oslo. Topic for the trial lecture was "Overview of regional anethesia approaches, effec and safety". On the picture from left professor Per Kristian Hol, professor Øivind Klaastad, 2. opponent Gunnvald Kvarstein MD, PhD, professor Ellen-Cecilie Treu røe, Trygve Kjelstrup MD, PhD, 1. opponent professor Yavuz Gurkan and Axel Sauter MED, PhD.

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Lars-Erik Solberg new Phd on Radar based central blood pressure estimation

Lars Erik Solberg PhDOn October 10th 2016 Lars Erik Solberg defended his thesis at Institute of Clinical Medicine at Faculty of Medicine at University of Oslo. The topc for the thesis was "Radar based central blood pressure estimation". The topic for the trial lecture was "Image guided and functional medicine today and tomorrow". On the picture from left: professor Erik Fosse, 2. opponent professor Anders Persson, Lars Erik Solberg PhD, 1. opponent Egil Eide and professor Ilangko Balasingham.

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Wasim Zahid new PhD on Myocardial function by echocardiography for risk stratification in patients with heart disease

Wasim Zahid PhD On October 6th 2016 Wasim Zahid, MD defended his thesis at Institute of Clinical Medicine at Faculty of Medicine University of Oslo. The topic was "Myocardial function by echocardiography for risk stratification in patients with heart disease". The trial lecture topic was "The prognostic and diagnostic value of troponins in acute and stable coronary heart disease". On the picture from left: 2. opponent professor Henrik Schimmer, 1. opponent professor Leila Elif Sade, dr Wasim Zahid, professor Thor Edvardsen and professor Erik Fosse.

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Professor Bjorn Edwin in Russian Master Class in Kazan

Professor Bjorn Edwin from The Intervention Centre participated in a Master Class on Laparoscopic surgery for liver metastasis from colo- rectal cancer in Kazan, the capitol of Republic of Tatarstan in Russia. The event was presented in a News-program on Russian television. Professor Edwin also participated in a live expert panel where patients could call and ask questions.

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